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Fairbanks: Interactive Day Mushing Adventure Tour

1. Fairbanks: Interactive Day Mushing Adventure Tour

Get an authentic taste of the “Last Frontier” on this mushing tour experience in Fairbanks. Meet the dogs and experience the excitement with them as they power down the snow International Yukon Quest trail. Stop at the half-way point to take unbeatable photos. Start your experience getting to know your group of adventurers in an authentic Mongolian yurt warmed by a cozy wood stove. Once geared up for the elements, step outside to be introduced to your canine team. Learn about handling the huskies and how to harness and hook up a team, then take off into the snow. Mush amongst snow-capped black spruce through the twists and turns of the slough. Keep your eyes peeled for moose. Take advantage of beautiful sun-drenched photo opportunities with your fellow adventurers before returning back to the Mongolian yurt to warm up from the trail and get an opportunity to purchase souvenirs to remember the adventure.

From Fairbanks: Half-Day River Fishing Excursion

2. From Fairbanks: Half-Day River Fishing Excursion

Treat yourself to something special while in the Fairbanks area. Head off on a float trip and do some good old-fashioned fishing. Bring the whole family along for a half-day on the Chena River with a guide. All equipment is provided. Your guided fishing trip day begins right at your Fairbanks hotel in town, so you don’t need to plan your route to the meeting point or worry about taxi fare. Head out on the water for a half-day of great fun for the whole family with an excellent fishing opportunity. Become an expert angler on the Chena River. Keep your eyes peeled and throw in a line for northern pike and arctic grayling while cruising around on a scenic guided tour. Savor a tasty light lunch. Your experienced fishing guide will show you the best spots to insure the most success possible. This half-day tour includes 3.5 hours of fishing with fly or spinning rods. Get dropped off at your hotel after an amazing day out on the water.

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What people are saying about Chena River

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 14 reviews

It was an awesome tour to have in Fairbanks. Our musher, Amanda, is knowledgeable and patient with all our questions during the trip. Highly recommend to other travelers.

This trip was a blast!! Laura was an awesome musher!! I can’t say enough good things about this group, very informative during the trip

Chase was very knowledgeable and super friendly! Had a lot of pride in his dogs and an experienced dog sledded. Highly recommend!

This experience was better than I ever could have imagined! Very informative and friendly staff and dogs.

Our adventure was an absolute blast! If you want to experience Alaska, you should do this!